MEDIA

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: August 31, 2018

Scientist group: Importation not a remedy for fish shortage, BFAR should develop fisheries sector

The AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People calls on the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) to immediately halt its plan on importing 17,000 metric tons (MT) of round scad (galunggong
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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: August 28, 2018

Weevil Infestation: A Wake Up Call to the Pitfalls of Flooded Rice Imports

AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People is deeply concerned over the recent rice weevil infestation of about 330,000 bags of imported rice loaded at the Subic Bay and the Tabaco City, Albay Freeports.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: August 18, 2018

DENR partnerships for rehab efforts to benefit investors, not the people - Scientist group

Rehabilitation operations at Boracay have been ongoing for months, with the Duterte government targeting its reopening by October this year.

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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: July 20, 2018

AGHAM Unites with the People in Demanding Genuine Development in Duterte’s SONA

AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People unites with the Filipino people in resisting the anti-people policies of the Duterte government, which has enabled the plunder of our environment and the privatization of strategic industries crucial to sustaining a progressive national eco

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Post Date: June 20, 2018

Experts demand transparency over govt’s island rehab activities

Experts were in agreement that the environmental degradation of the Boracay Island has been a long-standing problem exacerbated by the anarchic entry of its tourist establishments, and that transparency was needed in the ongoing rehabilitation of Boracay as well as other tourist spots in the coun

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Concern: Plight of Filipino Scientists
Post Date: June 11, 2018

Stop Harassing NGO workers, Free Ben and Rita!

Activist scientist group AGHAM condemns the deceitful and unwarranted transfer of detained development workers Ben Quilloy and Rita Espinoza by Bayugan police from Camp Crame where they were incarcerated since October 2017 to a yet undetermined location in Agusan del Sur.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: May 2, 2018

Scientists’ Group AGHAM calls for a participatory and comprehensive approach in the Bora rehab

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People calls for a transparent, participative and scientific approach in the rehabilitation of Boracay Island.

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: March 1, 2018

Charter Change will worsen food insecurity - scientist group

Charter Change will worsen food insecurity - scientist group

Charter change will intensify the rice crisis and worsen the already stunted local agriculture

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: February 9, 2018

Rice importation will not resolve the chronic crisis under a liberalized rice industry

Scientist group AGHAM slams the Duterte government’s band aid solution to the rice crisis, saying that the problem will not be resolved under a liberalized rice industry.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: February 8, 2018

Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok: short-sighted and anti-commuter

We at AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People slam the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT) for blindly and prematurely implementing its jeepney phaseout scheme despite offering no clear alternatives for both jeepney drivers and commuters.

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